Wednesday, December 14, 2016

High drama over OROP at Old Delhi railway station (The four members had arrived from Punjab to meet the defence ministry officials over OROP.)

New Delhi: Four retired Army personnel climbed up a water tank near Old Delhi Railway Station and threatened to jump down over the issue of One Rank One Pension (OROP) on Tuesday.

Having climbed up the water tower around 8 am, the non-commissioned officers climbed down the structure only late in the afternoon after defence ministry officials assured them for a patient hearing.

The four members had arrived from Punjab to meet the defence ministry officials over OROP. They were accompanied by eight to 10 other people.
Apparently, unable to meet the concerned officers, the four veterans climbed up the water tower before anyone else could realise anything. After that began threats of suicide even as police and defence ministry officials arrived at the scene.

Once the men could be convinced to climb down the tower, they and the other people accompanying them were taken to the office of the defence ministry where they met the officials and put forth their demand.  “The men left for their hometown after thanking us for facilitating the meeting. They had received a patient hearing with the ministry officials,” said a police officer.

(Source- The Asian Age)

6 comments:

  1. Veterans please stop this drama. Apparently they have been coaxed by some idiot

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  2. if anybody shout for orop do it for koshiyari list which is the real orop otherwise all are meaningless.

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  3. Unwarranted action by these misguided NCO veterans.

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  4. Yes they are, by Blogger named Anonymous

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  5. The tragic end of high drama-"THEY HAD RECEIVED A PATIENT HEARING WITH THE MINISTRY OFFICIALS".
    I pity on theveterans

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  6. karunakaran a ex havildarDecember 16, 2016 at 12:23 PM

    very bad show, do not indulge in the activities which are degrading our status, please do not repeat it, ECHS, DL 33 arrears, restoration of commuted value on completion of 15 years to pension, the orders for the preceding are given by supreme court not by the government of india, let us go to the court

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